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Millions of domestic Eir customers and small businesses are to be hit with fresh price rises. The higher charges will apply from August and come after the telecoms firm put up its prices for some of its consumers just last September.
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is back in the top 100 of a global university league. Ireland’s oldest higher education institution is rated 98th in the QS World University Rankings 2023, up three places on last year.
The Irish Government’s cost of borrowing on the bond markets neared an eight-year high on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated meeting of the European Central Bank’s policy setting governing council.
Builders have been barred from bulk-selling more than 15,000 proposed new homes to institutional investors following the introduction of strict new planning laws.
When Dr Emily Crilly left Ireland for Australia in July last year, she had reached a point where she was “completely disillusioned” with the HSE. Working 12 days in a row had become normalised, there were no dedicated areas to eat on her lunch break, and the use of outdated computers and technology added unnecessary hours to an already long working day.
Ukraine fans poured into the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, ready to make those at home, living under Russian invasion, the proudest they could be.
Covid-19 waves will come and go, but the legacy of long-Covid will be with us for some time to come. Fatigue, breathlessness, brain fog – we all know there are thousands of people in this country who are taking weeks and months to shake off the virus’s effects.
Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys has signalled the prospect of income tax cuts in the Budget to help the “squeezed” middle class.
Ireland is only weeks away from being hit with tough new EU demands to “bring back nature” – and we are nowhere near ready for the challenge.
Ukrainian forces are outgunned 20 to one in artillery and 40 to one in ammunition by Russian counterparts, according to intelligence that paints a bleak picture of the situation on the front line.
It may look like a prioritisation of ordinary punters. But what does closing Dublin Airport’s Platinum Services actually achieve?